Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Job Opportunities - Caritas Uganda

Job Title:        Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Organisation: Caritas Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: BSJ project Co-ordinator

About Us:
Caritas Uganda is the Socio-pastoral and development arm of the Uganda Episcopal Conference based at the Uganda Catholic Secretariat in Nsamba, Kampala. Its Vision is: “that they may have life and have it in its fullness” (John 10:10), and mission is “to work towards a peaceful and prosperous society where social justice, love, solidarity, reconciliation and economic justice prevails.” Caritas Uganda is a member of the Caritas International is Confederation whose headquarters are in Rome, serving humanity in many countries globally. Locally, Caritas Uganda works through its vast network of Caritas established in all 19 Catholic Dioceses in Uganda. Our core mandate is development and emergency response.

Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E activities of the Project; assisting the Project Manager in preparing biannual reports on project progress and results, s/he will monitor the project activities on a regular basis, developing and maintaining the MIS of the Project and will be responsible for the collection & analysis of different data in relation to the project activities. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for monitoring and ensuring high quality and timely inputs, and for ensuring that the project maintains its strategic vision and that its activities result in the achievement of its intended outputs and outcome in a cost effective and timely manner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Develop and maintain the M&E systems of the BSJ projects activities and support the implementation of the same.
·         Actively promotion, identification and reporting of results; and operational management with responsibilities stretching to Dioceses and projects locations.
·         Co-ordinates the compilation of information and reports prepared by the dioceses in accordance with approved reporting formats.
·         Collaborates with the Project partners to monitor and evaluate actions to ascertain skills transferred to beneficiaries, started businesses and gained employments including monitoring indicators of BJS.
·         Reviews and revises indicators, to reflect accurately projects’ progress towards their targets, as required.
·         Guides projects and project partners in their annual work planning and related submission of reports.
·         Keenly reviews monitoring reports to assess interim impacts and identify causes of potential bottlenecks in implementation.
·         Prepares relevant documentation, participates and represents the project in collaborative meetings with project partners as required.
·         Undertakes publication of results as appropriate to in the partner websites or social media.
·         Builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support
·         Knowledge Management and Learning
·         Performs other related duties, as required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant should preferably hold an advanced university degree in Fisheries, Environmental Science, Economics, Rural Development or related field.
·         At least five years of relevant experience in general programme/project related work, including experience in results-based monitoring and evaluation; biodiversity conservation issues, and monitoring of the status of aquatic ecosystems.
·         Demonstrated experience and knowledge in fisheries resources and biodiversity conservation and monitoring and evaluation.
·         Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports.
·         Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database software.
·         Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software;
·         Strong training and facilitation skills.
·         Familiarity with M-E standards, principles and results-based management concepts.
·         Extensive knowledge of web based M&E system, relevant specialized courses in M+E would be an advantage.
·         Good Computer/Word Processing skills.
·         Candidates may be requested to provide performance assessments.
·         Working knowledge of English

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to:

The National Director,
Msgr. Dr. Francis Ndamira Caritas Uganda,
Uganda Episcopal Conference
P.O. Box 2886, Kampala, Uganda

E-mail to: caritas@caritasuganda.org.ug
Deadline: 24th November 2017

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